Tanya Luhrmann, Gary Aylesworth, and Lee McIntyre

Jan 23, 2023

Climate of Denial

Why Do Americans Doubt Climate Change?

New Books Network 2020

Human-caused climate change is real and growing in impact. Yet many Americans see climate change as a belief that they can opt out of. Two belief structures are to blame: American Protestantism and postmodernism.


  • Tanya Luhrmann, professor of anthropology and psychology at Stanford University and author of When God Talks Back.
  • Gary Aylesworth, professor emeritus of philosophy at Eastern Illinois University.
  • Lee McIntyre, Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and author of Post-Truth.

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